Thu, Sep 24 | Online Event for All Ages

THE MUSIC OF BILLY STRAYHORN

An Online Jazz Listening Workshop with Paul Silbergleit
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Time & Location

Sep 24, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM CDT
Online Event for All Ages

About the Event

LISTENING TO JAZZ—THE MUSIC OF BILLY STRAYHORN

ONLINE WORKSHOP WITH PAUL SILBERGLEIT

Known as Duke Ellington’s alter ego, Billy Strayhorn is one of the all-time great composers of jazz, and the man behind such Ellington Orchestra staples as “Take the ‘A’ Train,” “Chelsea Bridge,” and “Lotus Blossom.” His passionate melodicism and rich use of harmony are epitomized by his signature composition “Lush Life,” a singular classic of twentieth-century American music. And in later years, he and the Duke famously collaborated on large-scale works including Such Sweet Thunder and the soundtrack to Anatomy of a Murder. Join MJI’s Paul Silbergleit to explore the lush and swingin’ songbook of this jazz giant!

Cost: $15

Attendees need to purchase advance tickets. Attendees will receive a link and instructions an hour prior to the event to allow easy access to the workshop from a computer, tablet, or smartphone via Zoom Video Conferencing. Registration is open until 15 minutes before the start of the workshop. Links will be sent promptly to those who sign up just prior to the start time. 

 

Participants will be able to see and hear the instructor through live video. Attendees will not be seen on video but will have the option of asking questions during the session. Please call (414) 234-5565 or send an email to mji@milwaukeejazzinstitute.org if you have questions or need more info.

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